If A Tree Falls

Is it possible it's going to all get together now and produce sense? The relentless sweltering summer heat, heavy on 60 % of the nation. The towns ravaged by monster tornadoes. The winters with extraordinary snow that becomes raging runoffs; the droughts and floods that affect our food production. Is there a one who can seriously deny java prices? Seriously, I want a listing. If so, I don't believe they paid attention as a kid or possibly they're repressing their memories, because it's certainly not how I remember it.

If the science doesn't allow you to be believe surely the chaos is convincing. And even if all one has time for is work and sleep, regarding the price of food, energy, insurance, increasing? That's a reality. The two inches in 30-minute rainstorms, which we have now had locally, produce lightening and wind that burns down houses and takes down our most stately shade trees. Does it seem sensible when the tree hits the car or house, or should there be no longer shade permitting the children to stay the yard and in addition they receive third degree burns from your playground slide? I don't bear in mind. The insect infected, downed and logged trees will no longer absorb the carbon when they did, but they may be just trees and you could crank up mid-air conditioning and grow inside. This is America why is this so? Your individual rights are usually in the constitution by God that also includes comfort.

The shattering fact in my opinion is that individuals have no curiosity about what makes sense and no desire for the truth; or should I say so some are so cock-sure they know the facts. This is truth quite separate from education or investigation and they often wrapped up inside 'money equals brains' mentality. This view was beautifully illustrated by considered one of my daughter's college friends as part of his summation of his side of any political discussion with'.'if you're so smart, why can't you be rich'?

There is a whole generation of entitled individuals, fattened on jobs that earned a ton of money despite no knowledge and little effort, apart from socialibility and staying at the right place on the right time, Despite producing nothing and consuming with abandon these people usually are not contrite, these are bitter. They believe the masai have a right on the continuation on this money, a straight away to spend and make use of resources and they also 'conger up' a political view that supports their straight away to easy money, regardless of snow globe economy fantasy that's created for it to take place, and whatever it means for future years. They believe the economy can and really should expand forever.

Cars will be more important versus the highways they drive on, and houses tend to be important compared to neighborhoods they stand it. Taxes represent to people a shot to take 'hard' earned money, they being apparently uneducated to where roads and schools along with the virtual order in their civilization arises from. Lack of taxes cracks the veneer of prosperity as visibly as rust and pot holes, so when invisibly as children who can't or won't read, or make arithmetic calculations aside from know or vote their interests. It's a license. not an education had to be a realtor or perhaps a car salesman.

A selfish, individual over society, disguised as individual over government, attitude is likely to make the world a painful, polluted and unholy spot to live.
And that's essentially where were. Is it possible because of it to be the better choice?
The car- ahh- the vehicle. The position the poor can be displayed middle class and also the middle class can be displayed wealthy. You can drive your financial statement outside. The car may be the coarse, indelible concept of status. Small cars are for brand spanking new immigrants or teenage drivers or socialists. Cars are deemed to desire comfort at any cost. They must management of the mountain passes and spare your kids the embarrassment old. For these cars we now have the to cheap gas. No one can make us get rid of our cars and walk.

Our public lands aren't pretty much experiencing untrammeled beauty and wildlife the lands must be open to your internal combustion contrivance on the market. Owning and worries, a snowmobile, a4- wheeler a jet ski, is within the bill of rights. Somewhere missing may be the bill of responsibilities. Also missing is an curiosity about what is sensible, sustainable. I guess the question for the masters from the universe the 2% with corralled 60% of all money is. If you're so rich, why can't you be smart?

What is missing is an excellent sports analogy to go into detail the material inequity. It's as with the middle of any football game, , they switched to hockey. Not only do you lack skates there isn't any room to suit your needs on the team. The game went from 11 to six players. Only the 6 players are financed with hockey rink and gear for that game And the sport is outside of town. You're odd man out.

But although the rich were smart enough to rig the action to gain the treasure, they've fowled the nest in their own business as well as us and also this is everyone's most immediate problem. You can't eat, drink or breath money. Some of that ozone that drifts around Pinedale Wyoming might just make it to Dick Cheney's house in Jackson. The banker while using home in La Jolla is bombarded with radiation from Fukishima and has now bought a house which will be underwater, literally, in very few years. He can relocate to Florida but his seafood are going to be contaminated with oil and dispersants. It's too hot to become outside so from his air-conditioned family area he can watch dead baby dolphins wash up around the beach. Oil and gas pipelines, scoured by river debris, break and ruin the fly fishing to the natural gas 'wild-catter' that fought every proposed climate, water and pipe line regulation, and flaunted the others, to produce his fortune.

It reminds me on the Ingmar Bergman film, 'The Seventh Seal', that can place in Europe in the plague. In a shot to steer clear of the Black Death the nobility of Europe retreat to barricade themselves inside their castles. The rats along with their fleas were ready and looking forward to them. Bergman's survivors were roaming gypsies that steer clear of the plague when you are mobile and free'but naturally, just like ignorant in the cause with the death since the nobles.

Ignorance, although it has it's bliss, gets one nowhere in this world. The meek may yet inherit planet earth, nonetheless they may not desire to. The mainstream media, shows us people starving in Somalia, shows us the tornados, the oil spills, the floods, the nuclear power plant meltdowns, and not the people still in tents or trailers, not time frame shrimp catches it shows the catastrophe, although not the results. Sometimes the outcomes are not even measured like Fukishima. Have we heard about the radiation that drifted using the jet stream straight on the West coast after which on being caught by my west side with the Rockies; radiation that insinuates itself into every living thing. Sometimes the photo just fades from check here view like Joplin or Detroit or New Orleans or Minot. There are no patterns here it suggests; just an exotic streak of bad luck; without any effect, no cause; No climate change, nor absence of that' anti-capitalist regulation'. No recognition of corporate charge of environmental laws which could safe guard the resources we should live; no knowing that 'if you poison our planet the world will poison you'. Will a tree need to drop with your head correctly to 'hit home'?

All of us must come to grips with this excessive, entitled consumption; The most complete blinders to this particular are for the Eastern seaboard, This area was fortunate to get its oil and propane and coal extracted west with the Mississippi, for that most part, until the propane discovery within an area supplying the mineral water to New York City. It continues to be exciting to find out the extraction method know as fracking generate a blip around the environmental radar. Otherwise the catastrophes of flood, or drought or tornado or hurricane are beyond sight and soon outside of mind until they're on your head. Hopefully the actual fact of local aging nuclear power plants, with on-site waste storage, are pause for thought after Fukishima and also the floods in Missouri I'm sure the East Coast's time should come as there are ultimately no winners in the coffee lottery.

I am particularly thinking about one fantasy that we've been experiencing, and wishing operating our heart were true. Cheap clean energy. There isn't a such thing however many ads the truth is on TV. There is clean energy, yet it is not cheap. Wind and solar require capital investment at the start. Our government employed to invest in these kinds of thing, but will also to being crippled by politics, were crippled by war debt and our stupid decision to bail out rich folks. There is reasonable[ish] energy is cheap on the pump, in comparison for the rest of the earth. This we have now subsidized through regulations and tax breaks, cheap leases, nonexistent environmental regulation; it really is becoming costly due to its effect on climatic change but, maddeningly, there is absolutely no mental connection about bat roosting 'externalized' costs we have been beginning to spend the money for inability might cost us our very lives. The gas main industry genuinely does offer a less carbon emitting fuel, but producers refuse for making any efforts to lessen it's carbon footprint configuring it OUT from the ground. It flares and fracks as you desire, allowing methane and open pits of benzene along with volatile organic compounds to off-gas into mid-air. A drilling site is definitely an ugly, smelly dangerous place. They don't call the staff rough necks for nothing. And let's face it we will live to regret the countless gallons of water that is rendered unusable by use within drilling. Don't expect anything sensible from your extraction industry, or politicians. I could embark on but why bother Get ready for more chaos.

When a tree falls from the forest and there's no one there to listen for it, does it create a sound?
When a tree falls on the head, does anybody wonder why?

Barb Coddington 203 3rd st Glenwood Spgs. Co 81601 970-0-945-9462

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